Pakistan

SC dismisses PTI’s petition against Khawaja Asif regarding NA-110 defeat

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The Supreme Court of Pakistan has rejected the plea of Pakistan tehreek-e-Insaf leader Usman Dar pertaining to electoral results of NA-110 here on Thursday. The election tribunal had earlier given a decision in favour of PML-N’s Khawaja Asif however, Usman Dar challenged the decision in Supreme Court urging an inquiry into

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Two patients die as Young Doctors shut emergency of Lahore’s Mayo hospital

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – A child and a cardiac patient died on Thursday in Mayo hospital over not receiving timely treatment as the emergency ward has been locked in the aftermath of doctors’ protest. The child has been identified as Sana and the other patient as Sadiq. The protest of Young Doctors Association (YDA) seeking

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Three killed as fire erupts at factory in Lahore

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – At least three labourers were killed when fire broke out in a textile factory at Ravi Road. Fire brigades have reached the spot and are trying to put out the fire. Rescue services claim it is difficult to reach the spot as the lanes in the areas are narrow.

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Two Rangers official killed as vehicle overturns on Islamabad motorway

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – At least two Rangers officials were killed while two others sustained severe wounds in a road mishap in Islamabad on Thursday. The incident took place when Rangers’ vehicle turned turtle at Motorway, killing two security men on the spot whereas the injured have been immediately shifted to Combined Military Hospital (CMH)

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Two more Indian ‘undercover agents’ deported

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan on Thursday expelled two more staff members of the Indian High Commission in Islamabad who were actually ‘undercover agents’ of Indian Intelligence Bureau (IB) and were involved in subversive activities in Pakistan under the garb of diplomatic assignments. IB’s station chief in Pakistan, Balbir Singh and Jayabalan Senthil left for

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Faisal Raza Abidi granted bail in illegal arms possession case

Former Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Senator Faisal Raza Abidi’s bail was approved by a district and sessions court in Karachi on Thursday against a surety bond of Rs50,000, court officials said. A case was registered against Abidi on Sunday by police on charges of carrying a SMG (sub-machine gun) without a licence. Abidi was sent

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Two more Indian ‘undercover operatives’ leave Pakistan

Two more Indian ‘undercover operatives’ among eight ‘diplomats’ suspected of involvement in terrorism and subversive activities in Pakistan left the country on Thursday, Foreign Office officials confirmed. Indian High Commission First Secretary Press Balbir Singh and Staff Officer Jayabalan Senthil, allegedly members of the Indian Intelligence Bureau, left Pakistan for Dubai via flight EK 615,

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Sartaj vows to work together with new US govt

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Advisor to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz has expressed his heartfelt congratulations to Donald Trump for being elected as 45th president of the United States of America. While talking to a private television channel, the Advisor also hoped that the newly elected president would play his part in resolving

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Murad vows to provide electricity, gas to 422 villages

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad has said that village electrification and gasification was on his priority. “I am working hard to generate electricity through renewable and coal-based projects and simultaneously working to provide electricity and gas to villages,” the CM said while presiding over a meeting on village electrification and gasification.

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COAS visits Corps Headquarters Karachi

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif visited Corps Headquarters here and attended the ongoing Exercise “Resilient Response” of Southern Command.  He was briefed in detail about the conduct and conclusions of the Exercise encompassing both defensive and offensive operations, an ISPR press release said. Talking to participants, COAS expressed his complete

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